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December 12, 2017

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US Congress aims to Ban Cock-Fights in Puerto Rico

The senator for the district of Guayama, Axel Chino Roque will file this week a concurrent resolution rejecting the project HR 4202 of the United States Congress that intends that the “Animal Welfare Act” be applied to the territories, thus imposing a ban on the celebration of Cock fighting sports on the island that could

Bill Clinton faces NEW Sexual Assault accusations by 4 women

Bill Clinton is facing explosive new charges of sexual assault from four women, according to highly placed Democratic Party sources and an official who served in both the Clinton and Obama administrations. The current accusations against the 71-year-old former president — whose past is littered with charges of sexual misconduct — stem from the period after he left the

Migration From Puerto Rico Set to Transform Florida

More than 168,000 people have flown or sailed out of Puerto Rico to Florida since the hurricane, landing at airports in Orlando, Miami and Tampa, and the port in Fort Lauderdale. Nearly half are arriving in Orlando, where they are tapping their networks of family and friends. An additional 100,000 are booked on flights to

5 Firefighters accused of Gang Raping teen girl

Five Virginia firefighters are being investigated after they were accused of gang raping a teenage girl and recording and posting a video of it on social media. A search warrant affidavit says concerned citizens in the town of Strasburg alerted their mayor of the existence of a video showing the gang rape of a 17-year-old

Mainland Hospitals affected by Damage in Puerto Rico

At MedStar Washington Hospital Center, doctors and nurses are moving as many patients as they can from intravenous medications to the same drugs in pill form. If the patients are getting common antibiotics like ampicillin, and they can swallow, they’re likely to be switched to pills, says Bonnie Levin, assistant vice president of pharmacy services for MedStar Health,

Puerto Rico asks Congress for $94 Billion

The governor of Puerto Rico and the chief executive of its beleaguered electric company faced hours of questioning on Tuesday in Congress, where skeptical legislators questioned whether to give the island an enormous aid package on the heels of a botched high-priced contract to fix its power grid. Gov. Ricardo A. Rossello came to Senate

Restaurant in Disney Springs is hiring Boricuas

Chef José Andrés recently announced that he is preparing to open a new restaurant in Disney Springs and for that he is in the process of recruiting local staff,  to start preparing what will be the opening of his largest restaurant. The new restaurant is added to the existing ones under the Jaleo brand, which

Boricuas face Health insurance CHAOS in Florida

In the midst of a humanitarian crisis that has already brought more than 143,000 people into the state since Oct. 3, Puerto Ricans arriving in Florida  are finding a confusing health-care system, with deductibles higher than those they are used to on the island and private insurance plans that don’t transfer smoothly. For many Puerto Ricans

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